Grimes is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer and visual artist. She began releasing music independently in the late 2000s, releasing two albums, Geidi Primes and Halfaxa in 2010 on Arbutus Records. She subsequently signed with 4AD and rose to fame with the release of her third studio album Visionsin 2012. It produced the singles Genesis and Oblivion and received the Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year. Her fourth studio album Art Angels received critical praise and was named the best album of the year by several publications.

Birth Name

Claire Elise Boucher




Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Visual Artist


Synthpop, Art Pop, Electronica, Experimental Pop, Dream Pop


Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Violin, Ukulele, Sampler, Synthesizer


Arbutus, 4AD, Roc Nation



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Grimes was born on the 17th of March 1988, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


She’s currently 35 years old.

Sun Sign




She has Ukrainian, Russian, Italian and Quebecois ancestry.





Grimes attended Lord Byng Secondary School from where she later graduated. In 2006, Boucher relocated from Vancouver to Montreal to attend McGill University, but left the school in early 2011 before finishing her degree.

Family Details

  • Father  Unknown (Executive at a Biotechnology Company)
  • Mother  Sandy Garossino (Crown Prosecutor and Editor-in-Chief of the Vancouver Observer, an online publication)
  • Siblings  Jay Worthy (Step-Brother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Grimes has dated –

Grimes has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 50 kg
  • In Pounds – 110 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 30-23-32
  • Bust – 30 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 32 inches
  • Bra Size – 30A

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her studio album Visions (2012) and for her singles Genesis and Oblivion.

Film Debut

In 2012, Grimes appeared as Saint-Boniface in the short comedy movie Tabula Rasa.

Album Debut

In 2010, Boucher’s debut album as Grimes, Geidi Primes, a concept album inspired by the Dune series, was released by Arbutus Records on cassette.

Television Debut

In 2012, Grimes made a guest appearance in one episode of the musical talk show Later… With Jools Holland.

Brand Endorsements

She has served as the face of Stella McCartney perfume POP. She has also soundtracked an Expedia commercial.

Grimes Net worth

Grimes has a estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Grimes

  • For 11 years, Grimes attended ballet classes.
  • At the age of 18, she shifted to Montreal, Quebec.
  • She began her music career while at college in 2007.
  • In 2009, Boucher and a friend attempted to sail down the Mississippi River to New Orleans from Minneapolis in a houseboat they built.
  • In 2010, Grimes released a new album by the name Halfaxa.
  •  In 2011, she collaborated with DJ/producer Blood Diamonds.
  • In January 2012, she penned a deal with the 4AD label.
  • In January 31, 2012, Grimes released her third album Visions.
  • In April 2013, Boucher posted a written statement addressing her experience as a female musician in an industry rife with sexism and expressed disappointment that her feminist stance was often interpreted as anti-male.
  • In December 17, 2013, Boucher posted to her Tumblr that she had employed the services of Jay Z’s management company, Roc Nation.
  • In June 26, 2014, Grimes premiered her new track Go, produced by and featuring Blood Diamonds. It was a track that had been written for and rejected by Rihanna and was premiered on Zane Lowe’s radio 1 show. Rolling Stone ranked it number fourteen on their Best Songs of 2014 list.
  • In 2014, Claire admitted to using the drugs and alcohol which resulted in her losing a lot of friends.
  • She and her step-brother Jay Worthy made the song Christmas Song together.
  • In March 15, 2015, Grimes and Bleachers released their collaboration, “Entropy” for the HBO TV show Girls.
  • In 2017, Grimes won a JUNO Award for Video of the Year, featuring Kill V. Maim.
  • In February 2, 2017, Grimes premiered on Tidal the high budget futuristic music video of Venus Fly, starring herself and Janelle Monáe.
  • In October 31, 2018, Grimes was featured on Play Destroy by Poppy on her album Am I a Girl?. The collaboration had been hinted at in May 2018 through a series of Instagram postings from both artists.
  • In March 19, 2019, Grimes announced via Instagram that her new album will be titled Miss_Anthropocene and will be a concept album about the anthropomorphic Goddess of climate Change… and Each song will be a different embodiement of human extinction as depicted through a pop star Demonology.


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